Starting out with an owner-operator trucking business

Starting out with an owner-operator trucking business

Guide on how to start a trucking business as an owner operator, including getting paid, expected costs, and more.

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

Improving your top end revenue can help you invest in better equipment, add more trucks and continue to grow your business. This guide will show you 6 ways owner operators can improve their gross revenue.

Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

A list of the most important trucking abbreviations and acronyms. What does cc or o/o mean in trucking?

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

Introducing a new layout inside Rigbooks and other features like: advanced search, additional filtering options, and more.

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Gaining half an MPG can put more money in your pocket than adding $90,000 in revenue

Here's how to improve your Semi Truck MPG which can give you more profit in your owner operator business.

Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

If you're considering buying a new Semi Truck vs a used one, here's a quick breakdown of the pros and cons of each.

Tracking miles for IFTA

Tracking miles for IFTA

The best IFTA tracking methods including recommended IFTA mileage trackers like the best apps, software, and GPS trackers.

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you’ve been leased onto a company or working as a company driver for a while, you’ve probably considered stepping out and getting your own authority. Before you take the leap, you should weigh the upsides and the downsides.

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Whether you run a massive fleet or a company of one, you’ll need a driver qualification file (DQF) for each of your drivers — including yourself, if you have your own authority.

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

The average independent owner-operator works at a 5% profit margin—not including salary. What does that mean? And how can you estimate yours?

Is QuickBooks good for trucking companies?

Is QuickBooks good for trucking companies?

We’ll walk through the pros and cons of QuickBooks in this article so you will have a better idea if it makes sense to use it for your trucking business. Then you can decide if you want to use QuickBooks, or if something made specific for trucking makes more sense.

Preventative Trucking Maintenance Strategies to Avoid Major Repair Costs

Preventative Trucking Maintenance Strategies to Avoid Major Repair Costs

How to stop neglecting preventative maintenance in your truck and save a ton of money in repair costs.